Man smashes Dallas museum’s ancient artifacts worth millions

Exterior of the Dallas Museum of Art, taken in June 2006. On June 2, a 21-year-old man entered the museum after hours and damaged several artworks collectively worth millions of dollars. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons, photo credit Kent Wang. Shared under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license.

Exterior of the Dallas Museum of Art, taken in June 2006. On June 2, a 21-year-old man entered the museum after hours and damaged several artworks collectively worth millions of dollars. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons, photo credit Kent Wang. Shared under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license.
Exterior of the Dallas Museum of Art, taken in June 2006. On June 2, a 21-year-old man [not the museum guest shown in this picture] entered the museum after normal business hours and damaged several artworks collectively worth millions of dollars. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons, photo credit Kent Wang. Shared under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license.
DALLAS (AP) – A man broke into the Dallas Museum of Art and caused more than $5 million in damage, including smashing three ancient Greek artifacts before he was arrested, police said. Brian Hernandez, 21, is charged with criminal mischief of more than or equal to $300,000, which is punishable by five years to life in prison. He was booked June 2 into the Dallas County jail with bond set at $100,000. Jail records list no attorney for Hernandez.

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